Important Events on which occurred on this date of June 29th.

1491 – England’s King Henry VIII was born in Greenwich.
1534 – Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward Islands Canada
1613 – Shakespeare’s Globe Theater burns down
1798 – Birth of Giacomo Leopardi, Italian scholar and poet
1855 – The Daily Telegraph is first published in London
1868 – The British news agency the Press Association is founded.
1891 – Street railway in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, commences operation.
1916 – Boeing aircraft flies for 1st time
1927 – 1st flight from West Coast arrives in Hawaii
1939 – Dixie Clipper completes 1st commercial plane flight to Europe
1964 – Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed after 83-day filibuster in Senate
1976 – The Seyshelles receive their Independence
2008 – Today Start time 10:30 AM: 38th Annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration:

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